Sandra Dingli is an Associate Professor at The Edward de Bono Institute for the Design and Development of Thinking at the University of Malta. She conducts workshops and delivers lectures on creativity and innovation management, foresight, Edward de Bono thinking methods, philosophy of mind and philosophy of artificial intelligence to undergraduate and postgraduate students. Sandra set up the Institute in collaboration with Professor Edward de Bono in October 1992.
Professor M. K. Raina has devoted almost four decades to studying and researching different aspects of creativity, giftedness and talent. For his contributions, he was nominated in 1992 for the Torrance Creativity Award of the National Association of Gifted Children in the US. During 1986-87, he was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar in the Torrance Center of Creative Studies at the University of Georgia, Athens, USA.
Lilian is a Mexican Psychologist who has specialized in creativity since graduating from the Autonomous National Mexican University (UNAM), where she has taught in the School of Psychology for 31 years. She has a Masters Degree in Educational Communication from the Latin-American Institute for Educational Communication, Mexico, and a Masters in Creativity from Santiago de Compostela University, Spain. She is currently undertaking a Doctoral Degree at the Institute of Education, London. Her research focuses on the competencies required by higher education teachers for fostering students’ creativity.
Kenichi Yumino is Emeritus Professor at Shizuoka University, Japan and President of the Japan Creativity Society. In high-school and college, he studied Electricity & Computer Science and proceeded to a doctoral course in Educational Psychology at Kyusyu University. His current interests include creative problem solving, how to foster pupils’ creativity in school, training in creativity for pre-service teachers, and the use of praise in encouraging creative attitudes and behaviours.
Maria de Fátima Morais graduated in Psychology at the University of Porto, Portugal and has a PhD in the Psychology of Education from the Universty of Minho - Braga, Portugal. She is a Professor in the Institut de Education at the University of Minho, giving undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Her research domain is creativity in the educational context. She has published national and international papers and supervised Masters and PhD students in that area.